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But for now -- focus on something else that frankly this president knows.
A lot about a subject he has very well and as solar and a change has happened this year with selfless these stocks.
The got a -- -- performing.
The S&P 500 nearly 30% since April SunPower this standout company Elvis the stock up over 200%.
Number earnings beat analyst upgrades this quarter and guess who is with us on said Tom Warner he's the president and CEO of some power.
Tom you've you've had you've had quite -- -- so -- the company.
-- it's been a great year he's great start great analyst day yesterday huge opportunity.
You have -- idea opportunity you know one of the things that is -- again as we look at -- -- picture the White House.
Son of the -- has been the topic of -- -- -- think that the solar industry has moved on from the controversy.
So I solar was one -- -- some wonder was one company which happened fundamentally with solar is the economics of improved dramatically.
And we're becoming a mainstream energy source.
In the good companies are separated themselves and I think some -- one of those companies it has the channels the product the balance sheet.
To be a real company we are real company and its -- massive upside.
I just don't you know so Linder was a one off.
OK well that's good to hear you know certainly as we look at the industry today things have changed -- get when you came -- with your -- ten days ago I mean -- -- -- Analysts' estimates the stock went -- And people finally said okay there are some survivors scary it's you in his First Solar right now -- your main competitor Arizona based company.
What do you think the future holds for you and for for solar and can you both -- in the space and can you both grow.
Isn't it there's no question we can continue and is a real company making real money.
-- with a huge market upside because the economics work now.
What's gonna change what what makes us different things we have the residential.
-- distributed part plus the power plants.
And what's gonna happen is it's going to be an international business because energy's current twice as fast and Far East.
As it is in the developed world so it's who can capitalize on that we have that international footprint we have through talisman jury honor -- is that we're in a great spot.
French based company is -- tell that you spoke of their majority owner and you of course an -- as an.
-- reminded -- are waiting on the prime minister of Turkey that the Middle East is also up an interesting opportunity for you really looking over their -- can be -- missile power.
To -- for our team because it burn oil to make electricity.
Into the opportunity because they're transferring oil at five dollars a barrel.
Sony today outside world for 95 dollars or he after all -- make any sense.
And who could -- I saw that better than -- build them big project for Warren Buffett Southern California writes there's credible we've got through towel.
Odd they've done business for nine years the economics makes sense though I it's gonna be dead it's hard to predict -- It was speaking in this about that you brought up the -- obviously you've sold two projects to him to solar projects this year.
Warren Buffett making the plane -- -- about that seems to have Wall Street kind of now following suit.
Not just the stock perspective but also from a growth perspective and media analyst you talking about your overseas growth Japan and the Middle East -- America yeah -- get nervous about a lot of pressure.
No no no because which which he said I think the diversification gives you that do you risking.
You -- get real results -- -- GAAP results generating cash.
You can have that fundamental strength and then energy is policy driven say you can't be overly dependent one spot -- right Warren Buffett's stamp of approval made a huge difference.
It certainly did -- -- question about a -- again about.
The capabilities that you see with leases and with residential solar Americans now are more willing to lease the panel's.
And those tariffs on the Chinese panels have seem to really benefited you and other US.
Did the administration make the right decision.
You know would striving that is you bring at least in with a declining cost of the hardware when you get -- economic renewable energy and consumers want that.
Now that terrorists.
-- make it harder for some pride competitors to participate -- that but this is really about being -- solutions company.
It's it's not about hard words about how do you sell energy high and this makes it -- mainstream market one that we are really well position.
Well I had to say you're here in New York for analysts say Tom and I -- certainly.
Sure that the analysts or -- happy to see here today.
Stock on -- -- -- -- the CEO of some power thank you very much Tom it's great to have you on the show come back anytime thank you very much.
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